Yarn O'Clock

There's always time for yarn…

Some of our pattern books

Rowan Autumn/Winter Season 2019 pattern books:

The Crochet Project :


Nancy Marchant’s new book ‘Brioche Lace’ will keep you occupied for hours just looking at the pictures, then you can dive in and learn the secrets of this fascinating knitting, also Stephen West’s latest book, ‘Hiberknitting’,  with some amazing patterns for colour or not….

We have a range of single patterns – too many to list here now, and pattern books to inspire and delight.

From Knit It Hook It Craft It we have patterns for the same style shawl but either knitted or crocheted and in 4ply or DK, how fab is that?

New to us are pattern books from Renée Callahan aka East London Knit


The Autumn Winter 2018/19 season books from Rowan are now in stock:


Walk The Highland Way is Kate Davies latest book:


The Spring/Summer 2018 pattern books from Rowan are now in stock:


West Yorkshire Spinners Bo Peep 4ply book, with 10 designs by Sarah Hatton

Bo Peep 4ply bk

An old Stephen West Book but with some fab designs :

Westknits 4

Latest books from Kate Davies, Carol Feller and the Crochet Project :

Latest PomPom and ‘Knitting outside the Box’ by Bristol Ivy, also from PomPom Publishing

New books :

Spring/Summer has arrived in the form of the latest Rowan Magazine 61 and Modern Mini Knits by Sarah Hatton, for boys & girls (0 – 18months)

Some books from Martin Storey using a range of Rowan Yarns.


These versatile pattern books from Tin Can Knits are just that – versatile, most of the patterns are written for babies all the way up to X Large sizes for adults so mini-mes can be made 🙂

Ysolda Teague’s Whimsical Little Knits are full of accessories to knit for all the family. ‘Little red in the city’ is a must for those of you who wish to knit the perfect fit!




Essential Cardigans from Quail Studio using Rowan yarns, and they are essential!  Along with Winter Crochet by Marie Wallin, beautiful crocheted garments with some knitting thrown in too.


Carol Feller’s latest book – Knitting with Rainbows, making the most of your gradient yarns


Knitting With Rainbows

New arrival from Rowan


Rowan Loves 5 Kid Classic & Hemp Tweed

An adventure into sock knitting  – Sock Anatomy by Clare Devine, from new born size up to large!!

Sock Anatomy

Starting with Kate Davies, her latest book – The Book of Haps, combining textile history with contemporary design, this book explores the story of the hap.


Yokes and Colours of Shetland, give the knitter complex and challenging projects to embark on.

Our Rowan selection is still mainly summer focused but we can always find an alternative yarn for your project.

Fyberspates has Viviacious Kids – so practical, fun garments for the youngsters and then in Scrumptious Vol 3 and Vivacious Vol 1, the knitter can choose from slinky lacey throw overs to intricately patterned gloves.

West Yorkshire Spinners have 2 books – Illustrious with patterns for all abilities in their Illustrious DK yarn. Where as Quintessential DK is a family book with permutations for each pattern – short sleeve, long sleeve or no sleeve are some of the options!

Jamieson & Smith 2ply Jumper weight ( which knits as a 4ply) features heavily in Knit Real Shetland, again a mix of patterns from shawls to tunics